When You Feel What You Do Is Ordinary or Insignificant

“You may be hooking up mergers Cooking up burgers But at the end of the day Little stuff Big stuff In between stuff God sees it all the same.” -Steven Curtis Chapman, Do Everything May this brighten up your day! DO EVERYTHING (By Steven Curtis Chapman) You‘re picking up toys on the living room floor…

If You Are Sad This Christmas

There was a news wave of deaths in the last week (suicide, accidental falling off a condo balcony, murder, transport accident, suicide bomber) which reminded me that Christmas  with its global reputation for being the most wonderful time of the year could be the saddest for some people… precisely because it is supposed to be…

Make Choices With Eternity In Mind

Esau succeeded in gaining pleasure, possession, power, popularity—- worldly pursuits.  But Esau was considered a profane and godless man who was drawn to what was immediate, temporary, and convenient.  Despite achieving what the world looks up to, Esau’s legacy was godlessness. Heb 12:16 16 that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. People around…

To Fast or Not to Fast?

I would occasionally hear that this friend or that was fasting for the day. I respected it but didn’t see my need for it. When I was younger, my mom used to assign a helper to stand by my side to shell and pick out my crab so that I could eat the meat without…

Where is God? (Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts)

My dear friend, Heidi, had spoken highly of Ann Voskamp’s site many years back.  When Audible.com had a 3-for-2 sale last month, I checked out what books I could take with me for a trip I was going to make. One of my finds was fifty-seven week NY Times bestseller, One Thousand Gifts, from Ann Voskamp. Ann says…